UAV mistaken bombing families of three Americans who have been sued former secretary of defense
3 Americans by the U.S. unmanned aircraft “targeted killings” in Yemen, and their families on the 18th, four senior officials of the U.S. government to court.Anwar Awlaki and Samir Khan, September 30, 2011 by the United States UAV air strikes. Two weeks later, the Aoraki 16-year-old son, Abdulrahman, was killed in a similar air strike. with the families of the
them on the 18th and the American Civil Liberties Union to the U.S. capital of Washington, a district court to initiate civil action, sued the U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, CIA director David Bide Lei ust and two believed to authorize the special operations commander of the air strikes.
complaint said, there is no valid reason to kill the Aoraki, because he did not pose an imminent threat to the United States, the United States is not at war with Yemen; complaint quoted media reports said Samir Khan and Aura The base is not the “target” air raid, is the unexpected case of bombing killed identified the U.S. military failed to take measures to prevent harm to civilians.
complaint identified, the U.S. government killed three people “in violation of the (U.S. Constitution) gives the fundamental rights of all American citizens, including, without due process can not deprive the right to life”.
plaintiff did not mention the amount for compensation, said it should be the courts to determine.
the U.S. government identified the Aoraki branch leader of the Arabian Peninsula, the organization of the “base”, President Barack Obama, according to the letter personally issued a removal order. Obama said, the Aoraki actively planning deadly attacks against Americans. (AP)